The American Freedom Foundation will host the 5th Annual Warriors To The Workforce Huntsville presented in association with Still Serving Veterans and in conjunction with the 2018 AUSA ILW Global Force Symposium & Exposition on Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., in the North Hall of the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Ala. This one of a kind event is part of the American Freedom Foundation’s nationwide initiative to help Veterans find jobs. The event will bring together major companies from throughout the country to profile their services and provide employment opportunities for our Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses. Attendees will have the chance to talk with employers and submit qualifications.
In addition to the hiring event, Warriors To The Workforce will include Workshops featuring some of the top speakers in the country. Workshops will provide resources and information for Veterans, transitioning military service members and military spouses to help them better transition to civilian life.
Presentations will include subjects such as:
- Mental readiness
- Confidence building
- Networking and presentation skills
- Resume writing
- Interviewing techniques
- Job searching
- Career planning through goal setting
- Translating military skills and training into civilian life and corporate experience
- And more!
Also, there will be a separate area at the event devoted to Resume Review presented by Still Serving Veterans. Please stop by this section to be sure you are on track with your resume!
Attendance is free for Veterans, transitioning service members and military spouses!
- Be prepared to meet employers
- Dress for success
- Bring enough resumes (Both private and government)
- Arrive early as registration may take some time and we want you to be ready to go at 9 a.m.
- Peruse websites of participating companies to get an idea of job availability and description
Companies who participated in WTTW Huntsville in 2017:
- Airstreams Renewables
- Avion Solutions
- Army Employment Specialist P3O
- Booz Allen Hamilton
- Calhoun Community College
- Verizon Wireless
- Davidson Technologies
- Department of Veteran Affairs
- First Command Financial Services
- GE Aviation
- Heavy Equipment College of America
- Huntsville Career Center
- Intuitive Research & Technology
- Kaplan University
- KBR Wyle
- Madison County Human Resources
- Madison County Vets Center
- New Horizons
- Redstone Federal Credit Union
- Simulation Technologies
- Still Serving Veterans
- Strategic Systems
- Torch Technologies
- U. S. Army Corps of Engineers
- Yulista Aviation
This event would not be possible without the support and efforts of the following organizations:
- American Freedom Foundation
In return for their service and sacrifices made for our country, the American Freedom Foundation believes veterans, military service members, and their families are deserving of support that empowers and enables them to lead confident and productive lives. AFF serves and supports them by building awareness and understanding of their service, sacrifice and needs through partnerships with military focused organizations and always will be relentlessly driven to bettering the lives of these heroes and their families.
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports America's Army - Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national. AUSA represents every American Soldier by: Being the voice for all components of America's Army; Fostering public support of the Army's role in national security; Providing professional education and information programs. As the premier voice for America's Soldiers, we are a dedicated team committed to building the best professional and representative association for the world's best Army.
- Still Serving Veterans
SSV is a Veteran Service Organization headquartered in Huntsville, Alabama whose mission is to serve and honor Veterans and their families, transitioning military, and members of the Guards and Reserves by assisting them in securing meaningful employments and the Veterans benefits they have earned. All services provided at no charge. Founded in 2006, SSV has served more than 18,000 Veterans and their families nationally. Since 2007, SSV has secured over $276 million in cumulative additional benefits, services, and salaries for their Veteran clients. In 2015, SSV’s professional counselors conducted 6,044 one-on-one counseling sessions and helped secure meaningful new careers for 523 Veterans, which yielded over $13 million in new salaries, benefits, and services. SSV is also received the 2018 Best in Business Award, 2014 Better Business Bureau’s Torch Award for Ethics, the 2015 Nonprofit of the Year for the Huntsville/Madison Chamber of Commerce and the Madison Chamber of Commerce.
Please contact Danny Lindsey at Still Serving Veterans, (256) 883-7035, firstname.lastname@example.org